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Pipeman 2Nd Class-U2030
Entergy | Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Job Description

Primary Location: Louisiana-Baton Rouge
Job Function: Other
MRV Minimum Salary: $26.45
MRV Maximum Salary: $26.45
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Relocation Option: Not approved
Union description/code: GSU BARG-U01
Number of Openings: 1.00
Req ID: 72544
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%




In addition to the special personal qualifications quoted in the Job Qualifications, a person who desires to become and remain an employee of Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, LLC must meet the following general qualifications:


  • Pass a physical examination given by a company physician showing that, he or she, possesses normal health and use of sense required for the particular job, and pass a job test if required
  • Be responsible for safety of property and vehicles, automobile courtesy on streets and highways, and courteous contacts with customers and the public
  • Employee will be held responsible to eliminate, mitigate, and/or report to the proper authority any defect or unsafe condition pertaining to automotive or any other equipment that he is required to operate.
  • A person who is employed will be considered on trial for six months.
  • Be especially neat, clean, and orderly in work and person.
  • Have a working knowledge of computers and current computer applications specific to position
  • Must be able to work extended hours in support of overtime or emergency work including callout.


Job Duties/Responsibilities:

1. Installing pipe, backfill trenches, raising structures, large meters, equipment, etc.


 2. Use hand or power tools to cut, thread pipe, tap, align, bend and make up related fittings in the construction, maintenance and the removal of gas mains and services.


 3. Perform thermal and solvent welding in the installation and maintenance of plastic pipe distribution systems.


 4. Operate Company trucks and automobiles.


 5. Load and unload materials and supplies, tractor, backhoe, trenching machine, air compressor, etc.


 6.. Keep records, and all necessary paperwork.


 7.  Meet all OSHA, DOT, and Operators Qualification standards, training and procedures.


 8. Meet with and assist external contractors in resolving conflicts with gas facilitie




1. Ability to detect presence of natural gas.


 2. Must have full use of mental and physical faculties.


 3. Have strength and endurance adequate for arduous labor in all kinds of outdoor weather conditions.



Job Qualifications:

Must have prior experience in operating equipment such as backhoe, trenching machine, and directional boring equipment.


 1. Must possess or be able to obtain Class A- C.D.L.


 2. Have thorough knowledge of regulations regarding the hauling of heavy equipment, trailers, etc.


 3. Know Company's safety rules and be able to administer all approved methods of resuscitation and be able to render practical first aid.





 1. Be particularly alert in observing hazards and avoiding accidents.


 2. Be willing to work under unusual surroundings, as well as the normal working conditions pertaining to this job.


 3. Be able to receive and transmit orders and instructions in such a manner as to inspire respect and confidence of superiors.



 2nd Class Pipeman - to be hired as a second class Pipeman, applicant must possess a minimum of five years’ experience in underground utility (water, cable, electric, etc.) construction and maintenance experience



EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf.


Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.


Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test.  The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions.  Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests, Logon ID:  entergy, password:  practice test (2 words).

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

About Entergy

Entergy Corporation (Entergy) is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail electric distribution operations. It owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatt of aggregate electric generating capacity. The Company is also a nuclear power generator in the United States. The Company operates in two business segments: Utility and Non-Utility Nuclear. In addition to its two primary, reportable, operating segments, Entergy also operates the non-nuclear wholesale assets business. The non-nuclear wholesale assets business sells to wholesale customers the electric power produced by power plants that it owns while it focuses on improving performance and exploring sales or restructuring opportunities for its power plants. As of December 31, 2009, Entergy delivered electricity to 2.7 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.

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